- Ahead of the 2023 general elections, an APC chieftain has boasted about what the ruling party can achieve
- According to Timipre Sylva, APC will maintain the country's number 1 seat in the next presidential poll
- Sylva explained that there is no other political party in Nigeria that is stronger than APC
Minister of state for petroleum resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains the best bet to win the presidency in the next general elections coming up in 2023.
The former Bayelsa state governor made the disclosure during an interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight on Monday, February 8.
Sylva noted that despite the internal challenges rocking the ruling party, he is confident that the APC remains the party to beat.
He also maintained that the party will retain the presidency in 2023.
The minister went on to note that there is no other political party stronger than APC in the country today.
He is of the opinion that President Muhammadu Buhari makes the APC different from other parties in the country.
Sylva joins APC registration exercise
This development is coming more than a week after the minister of state for petroleum resources, revalidated his membership of the ruling APC in the ongoing nationwide fresh registration/revalidation exercise.
The former governor of Bayelsa state also urged all APC members and those that are yet to join the party to take advantage of the ongoing exercise.
The Bayelsa-born politician revalidated his membership of APC at ward 4 (Agadama), Brass local government area of Bayelsa state on Sunday, January 31.
APC will soon be Africa’s largest political party - Yahaya Bello
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state had stated that the APC will soon become the largest political party in Africa.
The Kogi state governor also said developed nations will come learning the ropes of progressive politics from the party soon.
Bello made the comment when he spoke at the inauguration of the mobilisation committee for the party’s membership registration/revalidation exercise on Tuesday, January 12.